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Former Marine in Fight for Life to Raise Funds for Double Lung Transplant
Date:2/4/2010

fundraising effort began, and to date New Lungs for Chuck has raised more than $250,000 -- a fraction of the money needed to save Campbell's life. The dealership enlisted the help of the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce, and they came up with a $50 raffle where winners have a chance to win big-ticket prizes such as a new Mercedes Benz, and a luxury townhouse in Florida, among others. "We were very surprised when we found out how difficult it is for people who need life-saving transplants to get them," Fitzgerald-Angello said. "Then when we learned how much money patients have to pay on their own, we were floored. Chuck risked his life for our country, and the least we can do for him is to support him as he battles this devastating disease," she added.

"Words alone can't describe just how grateful I am for the love and support from Pohanka, and all of the generosity of the residents of Salisbury. I am also so touched that perfect strangers have supported me through this ordeal, and I hope someday to be able to repay them all," Campbell said.

The New Lungs for Chuck raffle drawing will take place on March 31, at the Pohanka Automotive Group of Salisbury, 2015 North Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, MD. The Campbell family, and a wide range of supporters, will be in attendance to draw the winning ticket. The funds raised from the $50 raffle will be placed directly in the National Transplant Assistance Fund in his name. To learn more about the New Lungs for Chuck fundraising effort visit

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